Blood Sugar Testing

What is a blood sugar test?

A blood sugar test is a procedure that measures the amount of sugar, or glucose, in your blood. Diamond Pharmacy takes this test to help diagnose diabetes.

How is a blood sugar test administered?

The blood sugar tests is taken using a glucometer. The procedure involves pricking your finger and putting the blood on a glucose meter strip. The strip is usually already inserted into the machine. Your results will show on the screen in 10 to 20 seconds.